flau·​tist | \ ˈflȯ-tist How to pronounce flautist (audio) , ˈflau̇- How to pronounce flautist (audio) \

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Just how much 2019 has become the year of Lizzo - the singer, rapper, and flautist born Melissa Jefferson - is demonstrated by this song. Dan Deluca, chicagotribune.com, "The songs of summer: Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Madonna, Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber, Bruce Springsteen, and more," 5 July 2019 The program, a mix of spoken word and jazz, will feature Anastasia recounting tales of organized crime with musical interludes by saxophonist/flautist Denis DiBlasio and guitarist Brian Betz. Molly Eichel, Philly.com, "'Mobsters and the Songs They Love': A new show exploring the intersection of music and the mafia," 13 June 2018 The breakout singer, rapper and flautist performs Oct. 4 at Revention Music Center. Joey Guerra, Houston Chronicle, "Lizzo schedules a new Houston date," 24 June 2019 Alex is also an excellent record producer and [Martin band member] Elena Pinderhughes is a singer, songwriter, flautist and record producer. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, "Kool & the Gang, Sheila E., Angelique Kidjo and More Heat Up 2019 Playboy Jazz Festival's Opening Day," 9 June 2019 The drummer plays resonator guitar when called upon; a backup singer is also a flautist. Dan Deluca, Philly.com, "Review: Paul Simon says goodbye, still restless after all these years," 17 June 2018 Ochoa, a classical flautist, once dreamed of pursuing music in college. Alex Stuckey, San Antonio Express-News, "Groundbreaking Latina astronaut retires from Johnson Space Center," 26 May 2018 Rist, a gifted flautist, was in London attending the Royal Academy of Music. National Geographic, "How an Obsession With Rare Bird Feathers Turned Criminal," 23 Apr. 2018 Music’s future There are still two chances to catch concerts by Null-state, a group composed of flautist-composer Melody Chua and composer Benjamin D. Whiting. Matthew J. Palm, OrlandoSentinel.com, "TheatreWorks finds a home, 'Grindr' set to premiere, Null-state has concerts," 5 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of flautist

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flautist

Italian flautista, from flauto flute, from Old Occitan flaut

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English Language Learners Definition of flautist

: a person who plays a flute

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